Jacob is a Mount Morris native, where he graduated from Mount Morris School in 1997.  Jacob joined the United States Air Force and served active-duty from 2000 – 2004 and is still a member of the New York Air National Guard as a Technical Sgt.  Jacob was hired by Mount Morris Police Department as a part-time road patrol officer in September 2011 and is also currently a part-time road patrol officer with the Caledonia Police Department.  Jacob worked for the Nunda Police Department as a part-time road patrol officer from 2008 through 2012 and Warsaw Police Department from 2010 through 2014 in addition to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office from 2005 through 2006 as a Corrections Officer.  Jacob has been a member of the Mount Morris Fire Department in the active hose company since 2005.  Jacob has attended the Community College of the Air Force and attended the Rural Police Training Academy at Genesee Community College where he graduated in 2007.  Jacob is currently certified as a Field Training Officer and a Breath Test Operator